Palestine APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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To foster good relations and understanding between Britain and Palestine and to promote a just and lasting peace in the Middle East.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.


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Recent Documents related to Palestine

1. Palestine: Refugees
23/01/2018 - Lords Chamber

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Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Palestine

1. Palestine: United States’ Peace to Prosperity Economic Plan
18/07/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: in contrast to the problems and repression in Palestine, originating in the period of British rule but - Speech Link

2. Occupied Palestinian Territories
24/09/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: debate. As the outgoing chair of the British-Palestine all-party parliamentary group, I pay particular - Speech Link
2: they must immediately recognise the state of Palestine on the basis of the 1967 lines. The UK Government - Speech Link
3: There will, sadly, never be peace for Israel or Palestine unless a sensible two-state solution is pursued - Speech Link

3. Israel and Palestine: United States’ Proposals for Peace
27/02/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: produced any benefit for the indigenous people of Palestine but have served as a smokescreen for the relentless - Speech Link

4. Palestinian Territories
07/06/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: rights of existing non-Jewish communities in Palestine”.The conduct of its present Government - Speech Link
2: as I am a friend of Israel, I am a friend of Palestine. Just as I believe in Israel, I believe without - Speech Link
3: for the territories within it of “Israel” and “Palestine”?Is it not the blunt truth that we must - Speech Link

5. International Fund for Israeli-Palestinian Peace
17/11/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: Friends of Israel and a member of Labour Friends of Palestine and the Middle East. During this very challenging - Speech Link
2: death of Saeb Erekat, Secretary General of the Palestine Liberation Organisation. He was firmly committed - Speech Link

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Recent Questions related to Palestine
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10 Current APPG Officers
Baroness Warsi Portrait
Baroness Warsi
Co-Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 24th February 2020
Baroness Warsi Portrait
Baroness Warsi
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 24th February 2020
Imran Hussain Portrait
Imran Hussain
Vice Chair
Labour - Bradford East
Joined: 30th July 2015
Tahir Ali Portrait
Tahir Ali
Vice Chair
Labour - Birmingham, Hall Green
Joined: 24th February 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Julie Elliott MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7165.

Email: julie.elliott.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Joseph Willits, Caabu (Council for Arab-British Understanding), Arab British Centre, 1 Gough Square, London EC4A 3DE. Tel: 0207 832 1325

Email: willitsj@caabu.org

Benefits in Kind
Date
4 Jul 2018
Source
Council for Arab-British Understanding
Description
Secretariat   From : 04/07/2018 To : 03/07/2019
Value
£4,501
Date
4 Jul 2017
Source
Council for Arab-British Understanding
Description
Secretariat   From : 04/07/2017 To : 03/07/2018
Value
£4,501
Date
4 Apr 2016
Source
Medical Aid for Palestinians (funded by the Sir Joseph Hotung Charitable Settlement)
Description
Visit to West Bank and Israel   From : 04/04/2016 To : 08/04/2016
Value
£4,501
Date
1 Jan 2016
Source
Council for Arab-British Understanding
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2016 To : 31/12/2016
Value
£4,501
Date
1 Jan 2015
Source
Council for Arab-British Understanding
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£4,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Palestine APPG

Former APPG Officers
Richard Burden Portrait
Richard Burden
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Former Member for Birmingham, Northfield
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Morris of Bolton Portrait
Baroness Morris of Bolton
Co-Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Steel of Aikwood Portrait
Lord Steel of Aikwood
Co-Chair
Non-affiliated - Retired on 27 March 2020
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Philip Hollobone Portrait
Philip Hollobone
Vice Chair
Conservative - Kettering
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
Sarah Champion Portrait
Sarah Champion
Vice Chair
Labour - Rotherham
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
Baroness Tonge Portrait
Baroness Tonge
Vice Chair
Non-affiliated - Retired on 19 February 2021
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Cat Smith Portrait
Cat Smith
Officer
Labour - Lancaster and Fleetwood
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017